Kerst 2016

.: Karamella Version :.

Merci K@rine m'avoir autorisť a traduire ce Tutoriel
Thank you K@rine for the permission to translate this tutorial
Original Tutorial HERE

~. ~ Material ~.~
- Tubes
- Patterns
- Mask
- Fonts...

Donwload Material

~.~ Plugins ~.~
  • Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow
  • Muhra Meister - Copies

~.~ Preparation ~.~
Open the masks in PSP and minimize-them
- Install the font 'Christmas4'
- Copy patterns 'MD-Xmasgold, KaD_Kerst1' in the foler (My PSP Files\Patterns)
- Open your tubes in PSP, duplicate and close original
*.* For this tutorial, we need the following colors : *.*

#0c1117 #2b4960 #d8cc8c #ffffff
 
 
 
 

- Set your Foreground to : #0c1117
- Set your Background to : #2b4960
- Set your Foreground to the following Gradient:

~.~ Step 01 ~.~
- Open the file '404_KaD_Alfakanaal' [Raster 1]
- Fill the layer with the Gradient
- Menu Adjust : Blur - Gaussian Blur : Raduis = 50

~.~ Step 02 ~.~
- Set your background to the pattern 'MD-Xmasgold' as below :

- Menu Layers : New Raster Layer [Raster 2]
- Menu Selections : Load/Save Selection - Load Selecion From Alpha Channel : Selectie 1

- Fill the selection with the background pattern
- Menu Selections : Select None

~.~ Step 03 ~.~
- Menu Layers : New Raster Layer [Raster 3]
- Menu Selections : Load/Save Selection - Load Selecion From Alpha Channel : Selectie 2

- Fill the selection with the background pattern
- Menu Selections : Select None

~.~ Step 04 ~.~
- Menu Layers : New Raster Layer [Raster 4]
- Menu Selections : Load/Save Selection - Load Selecion From Alpha Channel : Selectie 3

- Fill the selection with the background pattern

~.~ Step 05 ~.~
- Set your Foreground to : #b7d3eb
- Menu Selections : Modify - Contract : 2px
- Menu Edit : Clear (Or Press Delete on your keyboard)
- Menu Selections : Modify - Contract : 7px
- Fill the selection with the foreground color : #d8cc8c

~.~ Step 06 ~.~
- Menu Effects : Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

- Menu Selections : Select None
- Menu Effects : Effets 3D - Drop shadow : V= 2, H= 2, Opacity= 35, Blur= 2, Color=#000000

~.~ Step 07 ~.~
- Menu Layers : New Raster Layer [Raster 5]
- Menu Selections : Load/Save Selection - Load Selecion From Alpha Channel : Selectie 4

- Fill the selection with the background pattern
- Menu Selections : Select None

~.~ Step 08 ~.~
- Menu Effects : Plugins - Muhra Meister - Copies

- Menu Image : Resize : 115%, Resampling : Bicubic, Resize all layers not checked
- Menu Image : Free Rotate :

- Menu Effects : Image Effect - Offset

- Menu Adjust : Sharpness - Sharpen
- Menu Effects : Effets 3D - Drop shadow : V= 2, H= 2, Opacity= 35, Blur= 2, Color=#000000
*.* The result until now as below *.*




~.~ Step 09 ~.~
- Set your Foreground to the pattern 'KaD_Kerst1' as below :

- Menu Layers : New Raster Layer [Raster 6]
- Menu Selections : Load/Save Selection - Load Selecion From Alpha Channel : Selectie 5

- Fill the selection with the background pattern
- Menu Selections : Modify - Contract : 2px
- Fill the selection with the foreground pattern
- Menu Selections : Select None

~.~ Step 10 ~.~
- Menu Layers : New Raster Layer [Raster 7]
- Menu Selections : Load/Save Selection - Load Selecion From Alpha Channel : Selectie 6

- Fill the selection with the background pattern
- Menu Selections : Select None
- Menu Layers : Merge - Merge Down [Raster 6]
- Menu Image : Resize : 78%, Resampling : Bicubic, Resize all layers not checked

~.~ Step 11 ~.~
- Menu Image : Free Rotate :

- Activate the Pick Tool (Press K in your keyboard): Position X = 161 ; Position Y = 281
- Press M in your keyboard

~.~ Step 12 ~.~
- Menu Effects : Effets 3D - Drop shadow : V= 10, H= 10, Opacity= 50, Blur= 5, Color=#000000
- Menu Adjust : Sharpness - Sharpen

~.~ Step 13 ~.~
- Activate the Layer (Raster 2)
- Menu Layers : New Raster Layer [Raster 7]
- Menu Selections : Load/Save Selection - Load Selecion From Alpha Channel : Selectie 7

- Fill the selection with the background pattern
- Menu Selections : Select None
- Menu Layers : Duplicate [Copy of Raster 7]
- Menu Layers : Merge - Merge Down [Raster 7]

~.~ Step 13 ~.~
- Menu Windows : Duplicate (Shift+D)
NB: We will work now on the duplicated image
- Menu Layers : View - None
- Put the layer (Raster 4 and Raster 6) open by clicking the eye
- Activate the layer (Raster 6)
- Menu Layers : Arrange - Move Down
- Menu Layers : Merge - Merge Down [Raster 4]

~.~ Step 14 ~.~
- Menu Edit : Copy
- Go back to your workspace : Original creation
- Menu Edit : Past as New Layer [Raster 8]
- Menu Image : Resize : 20%, Resampling : Bicubic, Resize all layers not checked
- Menu Layers : Duplicate (3 times) [Copy of Raster 8 , Copy (2) of Raster 8, Copy (3) of Raster 8]

~.~ Step 15 ~.~
- Activate the layer (Copy (3) of Raster 8) if is not
- Activate the Pick Tool (Press K in your keyboard): Position X = 563 ; Position Y = 320
- Press M in your keyboard

~.~ Step 16 ~.~
- Activate the layer (Copy (2) of Raster 8)
- Menu Image : Resize : 75%, Resampling : Bicubic, Resize all layers not checked
- Activate the Pick Tool (Press K in your keyboard): Position X = 645 ; Position Y = 286
- Press M in your keyboard

~.~ Step 17 ~.~
- Activate the layer (Copy of Raster 8)
- Menu Image : Resize : 60%, Resampling : Bicubic, Resize all layers not checked
- Activate the Pick Tool (Press K in your keyboard): Position X = 603 ; Position Y = 261
- Press M in your keyboard
- Activate the layer (Raster 8)
- Menu Image : Resize : 40%, Resampling : Bicubic, Resize all layers not checked
- Activate the Pick Tool (Press K in your keyboard): Position X = 634 ; Position Y = 227
- Press M in your keyboard

~.~ Step 18 ~.~
- Activate the layer (Copy (3) of Raster 8)
- Menu Layers : Merge - Merge Down (4 times) [Raster 8]
*.* At this steps, your 4 balls and the wires will be in the same layer *.*
- Menu Effects : Image Effect - Offset

- Menu Effects : Effets 3D - Drop shadow : V= 2, H= 2, Opacity= 50, Blur= 2, Color=#000000
- Menu Adjust : Sharpness - Sharpen

~.~ Step 19 ~.~
- Activate the bottom layer (Raster 1)
- Menu Effects : Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow


~.~ Step 20 ~.~
- Set your Foreground to : #d8cc8c
- Menu Layers : New Raster Layer [Raster 8]
- Fill the new layer with the foreground color : #d8cc8c
- Menu Layers : New Mask Layer - From Image : 404_KaD_Masker

- Menu Layers : Merge - Merge group [Group - Raster 8]
- Activate the Pick Tool (Press K in your keyboard): with the below configuration

- Press M in your keyboard
- Menu Image : Mirror
- Menu Image : Free Rotate :

- Menu Effects : Image Effect - Offset

- Menu Layers : Proprities - Opacity = 55
- Menu Adjust : Sharpness - Sharpen

~.~ Step 21 ~.~
- Switch up your background and foreground colors by clicking the two arrows : Swap Materials
- Set your Foreground to the pattern 'KaD_Kerst1'
- Activate Text Tool (T) with the following configuration:
- Type 'Merry Christmas' or your own text
- Menu Layers : Convert to Layer Raster []Raster 8
- Menu Layers : Arrange - Bring to Top
- Menu Effects : Effets 3D - Drop shadow : V= 2, H= 2, Opacity= 35, Blur= 2, Color=#000000
- Activate the Pick Tool (Press K in your keyboard): Position X = 540 ; Position Y = 465
- Press M in your keyboard

~.~ Step 22 ~.~
- Add your name /or watermark
- Menu Selections : Select All
- Menu Image : Add Borders : 1px ;Color :#FFFFFF, Symetric checked
- Fill the selection with the golden pattern
- Menu Selections : Select None
- Menu Image : Resize : width=900px, Resampling : Bicubic, Resize all layers checked
- Save your tag as png or jpg

~.~ That's it! Your tag is finished ~.~

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@KaramellaDesign - 20 December 2016